Job Posting Description, Special Ed. Paraprofessional-No Benefits-Less than 29 hours per week
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
Job Locations
Non-Public Schools
Application Open: 08/24/2016, Filing Deadline: (none)
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 Job # Description
358 Special Education Paraprofessional/Non-Public

Position Title: Special Education Paraprofessional

Salary/Hours: $12.00 per hour
No benefit position less
than 29 hours per week

Location: Nonpublic School

Immediate Supervisor: Building Administrator

Position Summary:

Monitor students during arrival, lunch, recess and dismissal times
Assist in classroom instruction under the direction of the general education and special
education teacher
Implement Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs) as written in the IEP
Assist students in following classroom schedule
Record and summarize data as directed by the special education teacher
Maintain daily communication with special education teacher
Assist in the modification/accommodation of classroom work according to the individual
student’s IEP
Assist the special education teacher in providing appropriate individualized services to
assist students in their inclusionary services
Maintain confidentiality of student information
Follow all employee practices of the school


Pass ParaPro examination or have 60 hours of college credit
High school diploma
Previous experience with children or students with special needs.
Demonstrated ability to work well with others and understand individual students’ needs
Ability to accurately record and summarize data as directed by the special/general
education teacher
Willingness to participate in pre and ongoing training programs
Understand the individual needs of students as described in their IEP
Ability to lift student if necessary (all students over 40 pounds are a 2person


Support the needs of special education students or other staff in the building as directed
Assist substitute teachers in adapting to needs of students and daily schedule of activities
Assist students as needed to achieve individual goals and objectives for their IEPs
Implement behavior and support plans as described in the students’ IEPs
Assist in classroom instruction under the direction of general and special education

Works in standard office and school building environments.  Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours.  Must be able to handle stress.

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